News Release | Environment Massachusetts

As Legislature Weighs Fracking Moratorium, Environment Massachusetts Releases Stories from the Front Lines of Fracking

As the Legislature debates a bill that would create a ten-year moratorium on fracking, elected officials and local activists gathered with Environment Massachusetts to release “Shalefield Stories,” a collection of narratives from people whose health and livelihoods have been affected by fracking across the country.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts hails EPA action as biggest step for clean water in a decade

Coming off the biggest step forward for clean water in more than a decade, Environment Massachusetts stood with local organizations and officials to celebrate the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to restore Clean Water Act protections to waterways across Massachusetts and the rest of the country. The EPA’s proposed rule, announced Tuesday, would close loopholes from polluter-led litigation that leave 52% of Massachusetts’ streams at risk of unchecked pollution. 

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Massachusetts’ Clean Energy Leadership has Significantly Reduced Carbon Emissions

Massachusetts’ clean energy and energy efficiency policies are significantly cutting emissions of carbon dioxide, the leading driver of global warming, according to a new report released today by Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Advocates Urge Massachusetts Lawmakers to Expand Successful Rooftop Solar Program

With solar energy on the rise in Massachusetts, Environment Massachusetts, Vote Solar, Boston Community Capital, and the MassEnergy Consumers Alliance joined a broad coalition of stakeholders at a public hearing today to support the continued growth of solar in Massachusetts and encourage the expansion of the state’s successful net metering program.

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EPA Standard for Gasoline-Powered Vehicles is Good News for our Health, Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that new standards to reduce hazardous air pollution from gasoline-powered vehicles had been finalized, building on the leadership of Massachusetts and thirteen other states in implementing clean cars standards.

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